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From Joey Frazee <>
Subject Re: GetTwitter to stream tweets instead pull
Date Wed, 03 May 2017 19:50:36 GMT
Jamie, can you explain a little bit more about what you’re looking for?

The GetTwitter processor is accessing the spritzer/decahose/firehouse, what have you, via
Twitter’s Hosebird library. This library is indeed streaming the Tweets from their sample
and filter APIs in the usual way with a persistent, chunk-encoded HTTP connection to

I’ll admit the name might be a little confusing since the Get might suggest it’s hitting
one of the REST resources periodically instead of using
a long-term HTTP connection.


> On May 3, 2017, at 2:00 PM, Jamie Wang <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I understand the built-in processor GetTwitter is a pull. Are there streaming based processor
for getting Tweets available? If no, any suggestions on how would l go by to build one?
> Thanks
> Jamie

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